ACLEDA Bank Plc. is a public limited company, formed under the Banking and Financial Institutions Law of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Originally, it was founded in January 1993, as a national NGO for micro and small enterprises' development and credit.
ACLEDA Bank Limited was licensed by the National Bank of Cambodia as a Specialised Bank on October 07, 2000. On December 01, 2003, ACLEDA Bank, once again, was licensed by the National Bank of Cambodia as a Commercial Bank to enable it to provide full banking services according to the needs of the customers and the market and it was renamed ACLEDA Bank Plc.
ACLEDA Bank Plc. is the first bank in Cambodia that assigned ratings by the top international credit rating agency — Standard & Poor's.
ACLEDA Bank Plc. has bought a comprehensive insurance package from Jardine Lloyd Thompson Asia, the largest UK insurance broker and Forte Insurance (Cambodia) Plc.
ACLEDA Bank Plc. is 51% owned by Cambodia interests, including its staff, with the remaining 49% taken up by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (18.25%), COFIBRED (12.25%), ORIX Corporation (12.25%), and the three investment funds (Triodos Sustainable Finance Foundation, Triodos Fair Share Fund, and Triodos Microfinance Fund) managed by Triodos Investment Management (6.25%).
At the end of March, 2017, ACLEDA Bank Plc. has extended to 259 branches, which are located in all provinces and towns of Phnom Penh, Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Speu, Kampong Thom, Kampot, Kep, Kandal, Koh Kong, Kratie, Mondul Kiri, Oddar Meanchey, Pailin, Preah Sihanouk, Preah Vihear, Prey Veng, Pursat, Rattanak Kiri, Siem Reap, Stung Treng, Svay Rieng, Takeo, and Tboung Khmum provinces.